Mermaid’s Retreat XX
Mermaids of the Mediterranean & Northshield Eastern Regional War Practice
Subtitled: The Boys are Back in Town!
May 31st to June 2nd, 2013
9113 Sinawa Road
Valders, WI 54245
Site opens at Noon on Friday May 31st, 2013.
Site Closes at 1 PM on Sunday June 2nd
Public Demo Saturday June 1st 10AM to 4PM
Site is partially handicapped-accessible.
Showers and flush toilets on site.
Electricity in cabins.
Site is discretely damp, bone-dry during public demo.
No firearms are permitted on site.
Adult $13 – $15 after May 1st
Child $7 – $8 after May 1st (4 and under free)
Family Cap for site Fees is $47 up to May 1st – after May 1st $54
Non-Member Surcharge - $5
Day Trip Fees
Child – $5
Non-Member Surcharge - $5
Activities with a Mediterranean flair include: War Practice, Rattan and Rapier combat, Mermaids’ Champion, Little Miss Mermaid Competition, Archery, Thrown Weapons, Classes, Demonstrations, Arts and Sciences Display, Arts & Sciences Champion, Artisans’ row, Silent Auction, Merchants, Feast, and as much more as we can think of, plan, and fit in.
Much more information to come!
Event Steward: Alasdair Montgomery (Jack Welsh) - Alasdair1996@gmail.com
Feast Steward: Francesca di Angelo - email@example.com
Merchant Steward: Gabriel Cordoba - Romanojss25@gmail.com
Games Steward: Giovanna di Angelo
Security Officer: Alexander of House Trinity
Rapier Marshal: Tomás Ordoñes Sandino de Triana
Armored Combat Marshal: Hideyoshi Yoshimitsu no Kami Nobunaga – firstname.lastname@example.org
Archery & Thrown Weapons Marshal: Ragar Ravinsfriend
Class Coordinator: Aoife inghean Odhráin mhic Bhrain - email@example.com
Arts & Sciences Coordinator: Aoife inghean Odhráin mhic Bhrain - firstname.lastname@example.org
Public Demo Tours Coordinator: Cobhfhlaith ingen Sitriucca meic Ímair – email@example.com
Follow this link for details.
Don Niccolo Falconetto – Before the Armada: 16th Century Galley Combat in the Mediterranean – TBD
Lady Katerina Unru - Middle Eastern Dance - 10am
Middle Eastern Dance: concentrating specially on the hip movements influenced by Egyptian dance: hip bumps, hip figure 8′s, walking figure 8s, hip circles & shimmy. This will be done to drum music very typical around the drum circle at events. Everyone is welcome, but please no one just observing….1 hour or longer if people want to continue learning
THL Katlin McArthur - Think Medieval – 11am
Lady Deonysia of Rye - Basic Peg (Loom) Knitting - 11am
You will learn basic cast on techniques, how to knit and purl and at least one bind off method. We will be using modern plastic looms (such as Knifty Knitters brand). If you have your own looms and hooks, please bring them, along with a ball of yarn (nothing fancy).
Baroness Eva of Greenfield – Illumination Drafting Visconti - 2pm
How to lay out a basic design from the Visconti Hours
Lady Shannon (Mommy Mommy) – Calligraphy – 3pm
Lady Katherine of the Mallow Marsh - Viking Wire Weaving - 2 – 4pm (2 hours)
This class will be very hands-on. Participants can expect to learn the basics of wire weaving. If time allows, will show double and triple weaving and weaving with two wires techniques. Basic kits will be available for approximately $5. Class limit of 6.
If you would like to teach please contact Aoife inghean Odhráin mhic Bhrain - firstname.lastname@example.org
(served all at one time)
Ladies and Gentles allow me to take you on a journey around the
Mediterranean Sea. The menu that I have prepared is a culmination of many countries and the influences that the spice trade and the
crusades have had on them. Below I have taken the food influence of 7 countries and written dishes based on their rich food histories. Some countries are familiar and some are not, but the food in each is
(Alternative diet version: Chickpea Stew w/Brown Rice Couscous)